FIRST®, Filament Games, and Roblox Partner on New Online Educational Gaming!

“FIRST is thrilled to enter the virtual gaming environment by partnering with Filament Games and Roblox to bring an immersive, exciting robotics experience to players of all ages,” said Chris Rake, Chief Operating Officer, FIRST. “Increasing the accessibility of STEM education opportunities for students is core to the FIRST mission, as is making these activities fun and inspiring. We are honored to be a part of this groundbreaking launch, and hope that these virtual experiences will get kids interested in pursuing STEM careers in ‘real life.’”

Roblox’s mission is to build a human co-experience platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. Every day, tens of millions of people around the world have fun with friends as they explore millions of immersive digital experiences. All of these experiences are built by the Roblox community, made up of over eight million creators. Filament Games is a boutique game development studio with a 16-year track record of success and leadership in the educational game space. Read details here. Our thanks to Keith Shaw, Robotics Data, for his assistance with this report.